Foraging for beginners
Feb26

Foraging for beginners

WOULD you like to learn a few wild plants that can be easily incorporated in to your diet to reap amazing nutritional and medicinal benefits? If so, why not join one of a series of  short foraging walks through April and May in the G63 area? For absolute beginners and costing just £5, walks are scheduled for Drymen, Balfron and Strathblane – dates and times are listed on our ‘what’s on‘ page with specific info...

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SCENE: What ARE they doing out there?
Jun25

SCENE: What ARE they doing out there?

RESEARCHERS and students at the Scottish Centre for Ecology and the Natural Environment (SCENE) are at the forefront of studies looking into the effects of urbanisation on the food chain. Working from SCENE near Sallochy on the east side of Loch Lomond, lead field co-ordinator Jess Clark and her fellow researchers are using a variety of methods to trap mosquitos, blackfly, midges and other vectors – carriers of diseases that aren’t...

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